Certification Review Includes

  • Fecal Diversions and the Ostomy Nurse

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about fecal diversions and the ostomy nurse. After studying the information presented here,you will be able to:
      To identify evolution in the indications for colostomy creation
      Illustrate the advances in ostomy management
      Define and discuss the development of a neobladder
      Describe the early role of nurses specializing in ostomy rehabilitation
      Describe the functions of the Wound, Continence, and Ostomy Nurses Society
      Define the role of ostomy nurse in different patient settings
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • GI Cancers Medical and Surgical Management

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about GI cancers medical and surgical management. After studying the information presented here,you will be able to:
      Discuss the presentation of small bowel cancers
      Describe the etiology of colon cancer; illustrate the risk factors for colon cancer
      Discuss types of rectal cancer
      Discuss medical treatment options for gastrointestinal cancers
      Describe surgical treatment options for gastrointestinal cancers
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Perioperative Management and Stomal Complications

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about perinatal management and stomal complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Illustrate key elements in preoperative assessment of a patient undergoing ostomy surgery
      Describe postoperative pouching techniques; describe the optimal characteristics of a stoma
      Identify postoperative complications; and address social stigmas related to life with an ostomy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Stomal Management

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about stomal management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      List assessments pertinent to choosing a pouch system
      Illustrate the importance of a skin barrier
      Describe two types of skin barriers
      Illustrate the pros and cons of different pouch systems
      Describe different skin protection items
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Urinary Tract Anatomy and Physiology

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about urinary tract anatomy and physiology. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Discuss the various functions of the urinary system
      Become familiar with the anatomy and physiology of the upper and lower urinary tracts
      Discuss sphincter competence and bladder function across the lifespan
      Review pathologies of the urinary tract system
      Describe various types of urinary diversions
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Pathophysiology and Management of Pediatric Ostomies

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about pathophysiology and management of pediatric ostomies. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Illustrate common childhood pathologies that result in ostomy creation
      Explain pouch selection and stoma care in the pediatric patient
      Define the role of an enterostomal nurse in caring for the pediatric population
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Medical and Surgical Management

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about inflammatory bowel disease:medical and surgical. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Illustrate disease processes that can terminate with fecal diversions
      Describe the pathophysiology of the disease process
      Outline non-surgical measures for treatment
      Describe the criteria for surgical management of these gastrointestinal conditions
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Tubes, Drains and Fistula Management

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about tube and fistula management.After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Explain indications for placement of gastrointestinal tubes
      List complications of enteral feedings
      Illustrate strategies to prevent leakage of tubes
      Discuss management strategies for tube drainage
      Define enterocutaneous fistula
      Discuss management techniques of fistulas
      List nursing goals for a patient with a gastrointestinal tube or fistula
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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